Fachhochschule Vorarlberg

country rank  29
world rank  4410

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Fachhochschule Vorarlberg (Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Dornbirn (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Vorarlberg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria), Fachhochschule Vorarlberg (FH Vorarlberg) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fachhochschule Vorarlberg (FH Vorarlberg) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Austrian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences
Acronym FH Vorarlberg
Founded 1992 Established in 1989 as Technikum Vorarkberg, that was upgraded to University of Applied Sciences in 1992. The name was changed to "Fachhochschule Vorarlberg GmbH" in 1999.

University Location

Address Hochschulstrasse 1
Dornbirn (population range: 10,000-49,999)
6850 Vorarlberg
T +43 (5572) 792
F +43 (5572) 792 9500

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Hochschulstrasse 1
Dornbirn 6850
+43 (5572) 792

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fachhochschule Vorarlberg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020